Auction 108, Lot 206

"A Plan of the Northern part of New Jersey, shewing the Positions of the American & British Armies, after crossing the North River in 1776", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1806 (dated)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

10 x 15.6 inches
25.4 x 39.6 cm

This interesting Revolutionary War chart extends to include Trenton and Sandy Hook, north to Tappan and Dobbs Ferry, and to New York City, Staten Island and the western part of Long Island. Details troop positions, roads, rivers and mountain ranges. Scores of towns are located, including some rather odd ones: Aquakununk, Watessing, Bottlehill, Vealtown, Pluckamin, and Quibbletown.

References: Fite & Freeman #66.

Condition: A

Trace of offsetting and toning, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/29/2004